Research Updates: meditation

Below are short extracts from research updates about this subject - select more to read each item.

  1. Issue 256

    CHAN, 1. The Buddhist Institute of Enlightenment (Hk) Ltd., 270 Sha Tsui Road 2/F, Tsuen Wan, Hong Kong. explored using a randomized control study the effects of prenatal meditation on infant behaviours.1


  2. Issue 252

    FENNELL and COLLEAGUES, 1. Department of Psychology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, United States; 2. Department of Psychology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS 66045, United States. Electronic address: 1


  3. Issue 250

    BURGER and LOCKHART Hawaii Pacific University, and Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania USA conducted a randomized-control trial with nursing students to explore meditation as an educational strategy for enhancing nursing students' attentio1


  4. Issue 249

    CHAN and COLLEAGUES, 1. College of Nursing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA; 2. Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA; 3. School of Nursing, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA conducted a rando1


  5. Issue 234

    BIRX,  School of Nursing, Radford University, VA, USA.  analyzed and compared the concepts of centring and opening meditation processes in health care.


  6. Issue 233

    REINER and COLLEAGUES,  (1)Department of Psychology, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel conduct a literature review to investigate the specific effect of  Mindfulness-based interventions (MBIs) upon pain intensity.


  7. Issue 214

    JACOBS and COLLEAGUES,  Center for Mind and Brain, University of California, Davis investigate the link between mindfulness meditation and stress reduction.


  8. Issue 211

    CHIESA and COLLEAGUES, Institute of Psychiatry, University of Bologna, Viale Carlo Pepoli 5, Bologna, Italy.  reviewed current evidence regarding the effects of Mindfulne1


  9. Issue 210

    CUTSHALL and COLLEAGUES, Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA studied whether a self-directed, computer-guided meditation training program is useful for stress reduction in hospital nurses.


  10. Issue 210

    MOHAN and COLLEAGUES, Department of Physiology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India studied the effects of meditation on stress-induced changes in cognitive


  11. Issue 209

    GROSS and COLLEAGUES, College of Pharmacy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, USA. set out to investigate the potential of mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) as a treatment for chr1


  12. Issue 203

    IVES-DELIPERI and COLLEAGUES, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa.  used functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) to identify the brain regions involved in state mindfulnes1


  13. Issue 202

    JACOBS and COLLEAGUES, UC Davis Center for Mind and Brain, Davis, CA 95618, USA. investigated the effects of a 3-month meditation retreat on telomerase activity and two major contributor1


  14. Issue 200

    ANDO and COLLEAGUES, Faculty of Nursing, St. Mary's College, Tsubukuhonmachi 422, Kurume City, Fukuoka, Japan. examined mindfulness-based meditation therapy.


  15. Issue 200

    KERR and COLLEAGUES, Harvard Osher Research Center, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA. investigated whether alpha modulation can be enhanced by ‘mind1


  16. Issue 197

    SCHOORMANS and NYKLICEK, Department of Medical Psychology, Centre of Research on Psychology in Somatic Disease (CoRPS), Tilburg University, Tilburg, the Netherlands examined whethe1


  17. Issue 191

    CHADWICK and COLLEAGUES,  King's College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Dept of Psychology, London, UK. explored experiences of practising mindfulness and how this related t1


  18. Issue 191

    XUE and COLLEAGUES, Institution Institute of Neuroinformatics and Laboratory for Body and Mind, Dalian University of Technology, Dalian, China determined whether 11 h of Integrative Body-Mind Training(IBMT) alters topological properties of the an1


  19. Issue 191

    STONINGTON, Anthropology, History and Social Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA. describes a new form of clinical 1


  20. Issue 188

    YANG and COLLEAGUES,  Cardinal Tien College of Healthcare and Management, Taipei, Taiwan, ROC. examineD the effects of meditation on the physical and mental health of junior college students.


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